Your Dad Would Have Been Proud
Granny's Heart is a children’s poetry book written by Yaffa Yomtovian in memory of her husband who lost his battle to cancer. Yaffa’s daughter Michal is a graduate of the Faculty of Engineering.
The Goal: an Error-Free Network
Dr. Ran Gelles combines interactive coding theories with distributed computing to create a fail-safe communication network
Breaking the Net
What do Facebook and Twitter have to do with fighting terror or curing epidemic diseases?
Prof. Amir Leshem presents: the study of social media and its unexpected contexts
Playing with Time
After successfully cloaking a short event in time during his Post Doc, Dr. Moti Fridman is using temporal optics to develop advanced temporal technologies.
Best Article Award to PhD Candidate
Ofer Schwartz, a PhD candidate in Prof. Sharon Gannot's group, has won the Best Paper Award at the 2017 WASPAA conference (IEEE Workshop on Applications of Signal Processing to Audio and Acoustics) held in New York earlier this month. The paper, titled "Blind Microphone Geometry Calibration Using One Reverberant Speech Event" was co written with Axel Plinge, of TU Dortmund Universit, who also presented the article during the conference.
Israel Academic of Sciences and Humanities Membership
Dr. Gur Yaari of the Faculty of Engineering is one of four BIU scientists to be chosen as member of the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities’ Young Researchers Forum. The forum elects Israel’s outstanding young researchers in natural sciences to engage in scientific discussions of cutting-edge research in the selected field.
Synergy between Abilities
What is the connection between a computational physicist in the Faculty of Engineering, to a laboratory that deals with experimental biology? Dr. Tomer Kalisky implements techniques for collecting and analyzing big data in the field of cancer research.
The Faculty of Engineering in Bar-Ilan University qualifies for RoboCup Finals 2017 in Japan
Bar Ilan University (BIU) is proud to announce that its humanoid soccer team has qualified for the 2017 RoboCup finals in Japan, which will take place July 27-31. Our team is made up of new custom-built humanoid robot players, with a student programming team. This advanced team of humanoid players shows the convergence of Sciences and Engineering at BIU, with contributions from Dr. Eli Kolberg of the Faculty of Engineering, and Prof. Gal Kaminka of the Computer Science Department in the Faculty of Natural Sciences. The team will be lead to Japan by Dr. Kolberg and support staff
The Analog Specialists
Or Adiv, currently studying for his Bachelor's degree, explains why the analog team at the network and telecommunication company in which he works is comprised of Bar Ilan University students only.
Collaboration in the Faculty of Engineering
Professor Alex Fish talks about how the Faculty of Engineering has become a hub of activity in the field of chip technology.
Speaker Localization in Reverberant Rooms
Professor Sharon Gannot and his team address this classic problem in the field of signal processing, by methods of manifold learning
Two doctoral students from the Faculty of Engineering were awarded prizes at the annual conference of the Israeli Society for Medical and Biological Engineering
Antibody Engineering Saves Lives
Computational biology, which analyzes multiple DNA segments using computational tools from the field of big data, allows Dr. Gur Yaari to search for treatments for diseases such as celiac, hepatitis type C, multiple sclerosis, and cancer.
Looking Towards the World
The Faculty of Engineering held its first, unique summer course in Nanophotonics last June, in which approximately thirty Chinese students participated. The ultimate goal, says Prof. Dror Fixler, is to become an international Faculty and to attract the best students, not only from China but from all over the world.